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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas

Live united

four stars

93.61

1800 North Lamar Dallas, TX 75202
tel: (214) 978-0000   Web Site
EIN: 75-6005352

Board Leadership
Jason Downing
Board Chair

CEO
Jennifer Sampson
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.61 four stars
  Financial 91.90 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is a community-based social change organization that puts opportunity in the hands of all North Texans. Working with our determined supporters, we lead the charge to improve education, income and health-the building blocks of opportunity. We invite all change-seekers in our community to Live United to achieve lasting results right here in North Texas. To give, advocate or volunteer, visit UnitedWayDallas.org.

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is a community-based social change organization that puts opportunity in the hands of all North Texans. Working with our determined supporters, we lead the charge to improve education, income and health-the building blocks of opportunity. We invite all change-seekers in our community to Live United to achieve lasting results right here in North Texas. To give, advocate or volunteer, visit UnitedWayDallas.org.

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Financial

four stars

91.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.79
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Metropolitan Dallas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Metropolitan Dallas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (TX) 93.61 four stars
United Way of Puerto Rico (PR) 98.23 four stars
United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee (FL) 98.23 four stars
Heart of Missouri United Way (MO) 92.35 four stars
United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties (NJ) 94.53 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $52,776,792
   Federated Campaigns $135,611
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $427,077
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,608,905
Total Contributions $56,948,385
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $56,948,385
   Other Revenue $4,464,956
TOTAL REVENUE $61,413,341
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $50,829,301
   Administrative Expenses $3,065,185
   Fundraising Expenses $7,661,069
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $61,555,555
   
Payments to Affiliates $608,604
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-142,214
   
Net Assets $77,946,732

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Community Grants $22,252,737 43.8%
Donor-Designated Funds $19,773,289 38.9%
Collaborative Initiatives $8,283,275 16.3%

Ratings History
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 93.61 four stars
2017-06 12/20/2019 91.65 four stars
2017-06 12/20/2019 91.65 four stars
2016-06 12/21/2018 93.33 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2018 88.51 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.33 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 90.82 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 91.87 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 85.57 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 88.28 three stars
2010-06 04/01/2012 84.19 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 90.24 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 82.13 three stars
2008-06 12/01/2009 95.87 four stars
2007-06 05/01/2009 89.15 three stars
2006-06 09/01/2007 89.03 three stars
2005-03 02/01/2007 72.29 two stars
2004-03 04/01/2006 82.05 three stars
2002-03 04/15/2003 71.54 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 75-6005352
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF METROPOLITAN DALLAS INC
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (927) Fundraising
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 1961
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$421,947 0.68% Jennifer Sampson President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (TX) 93.61 four stars
United Way of Cullman County (AL) 88.68 three stars
United Way of South Mississippi (MS) 85.74 three stars
United Way of Central Alabama (AL) 98.23 four stars
United Way of Greater Lima (OH) 85.86 three stars

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Note: This rating represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • United Way of Metropolitan Dallas
  • United Way Foundation of Metropolitan Dallas (75-2834344)

Charity Contact Info

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas
1800 North Lamar
Dallas, TX 75202
tel: (214) 978-0000
fax: (214) 922-8232
EIN: 75-6005352

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Board Leadership

Jason Downing
Board Chair

CEO

Jennifer Sampson
President, CEO

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